Voting is open for the 2019 Australian Liquor Industry Awards, and if you cast your vote before this Sunday’s closing date, you will go into the draw to win two free tickets to this year’s event.

Simply head to the ALIA voting website, here, to cast your vote. You can also vote in the On-Premise awards only here.

In the off-premise the data comes from IRI’s MarketEdge Liquor measurement, which recognises the top performing products over the 12 months ending 31 May 2019.

The finalists in all categories are determined by the highest number of votes, once voting closes on Sunday 8 September 2019. All finalists in all categories are then judged by an off-premise selection panel and an on-premise selection panel made up of senior industry representatives which is printed in each year’s event program.

All members of the Australian liquor industry are encouraged to vote for one or more awards in the off-premise and on-premise awards categories.

The industry panel votes in a 3-2-1 process for their top three selections in every category, with this data then audited by PKF to confirm the winners in each category. Full details on the voting process are available through the ALIA website.

This is the important first stage of the ALIA voting process and an opportunity to make sure your favourite brand, product, venue or person makes it to the list of finalists that the selection panel will vote on.

ALIA is the Australian liquor industry’s night of nights and after four successful years at Randwick Racecourse, ALIA is on the move and this year will take place at The Star. There will also be a new MC this year, we will reveal her details soon. This year ALIA will be held on Wednesday 23 October, so once you have voted don’t forget to book your ticket – and also book your costume for the 70s Disco theme.

But firstly it is all about your votes, so make sure you head to the ALIA website and have your say, and vote in the On-Premise awards only here.

Andy Young

Andy joined Intermedia as Editor of The Shout in 2015, writing news on a daily basis and also writing features for National Liquor News. Now Managing Editor of both The Shout and Bars and Clubs.

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